The Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 19, 1998

Oct. 19, 1998
VOL. 28, NO. 8

$17 million for biomed engineering
Groundbreaking for new student arts center
Forni examines civility in Wednesday Noon Series
A night of jazz/blues/hip-hop and rap to benefit United Way campaign
Career symposium for graduate students
In Brief
For the Record: Cheers
For the Record: Milestones
Employment Opportunities
Classified Advertisements
Weekly Notices
Weekly Calendar
Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

SCS Dean Gabor to Retire
One day last week, Stanley Gabor joined recently retired university vice president Ross Jones for lunch. In past meetings, the conversation would have covered a range of issues involving university trustees, central administration and the School of Continuing Studies, of which Gabor has been dean for the past 17 years. At this lunch, however, the talk lingered over reminiscences--and future prospects.
   On Oct. 12, Gabor, Hopkins' senior dean, announced his retirement. He will leave the school Sept. 1, 1999. With Jones, he was looking forward to getting a jump start on strolling down memory lane--and a new future. And why not? Gabor says he has had an absolutely marvelous time serving the school and Johns Hopkins. Full story...

Chief Information Officer is Named
Remember when it was the height of technology to work with a Selectric typewriter, the kind with the automatic back-erase feature? That was the height of communications technology ... before we knew who owned Microsoft, what, 10 years ago? How did we survive in the pre-information age?
   For most of us, individually, the question now is, How we will survive the information age ahead?
   The university took a large step today in answering that question as an institution, naming Stephanie Reel as its chief information officer. She succeeds the university's first CIO, David Kingsbury, who departed in May 1997. Full story...

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